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Lapidary – How to combine gemstones and make opal doublets using Starbond adhesive.


Hello everyone, 

This video is about how I have been using starbond adhesive with my lapidary work. 

“Lapidary” meaning stone cutting and shaping. I am getting some really amazing results. 

I am throwing out the rule book on traditional lapidary work and I am combining different types of jaspers agate and dinosaur bone to make something very interesting. 

I have been using Starbond “black medium thick” to make opal doublets. As well as the Starboard adhesive thin to stabilize stones. In this video I go over the lapidary work I have been working on over the past week or so. 

Enjoy the video. 🙂

Here is the information and my affiliate link to the Starbond adhesive.

By using this link I will earn a small percentage at no extra cost to you. 

In fact you will save 10% when you uses my coupon code. “gotcharocks”

If you are interested in a Cabking I can’t recommend them enough. In fact I liked them so much I became a dealer. Here is my link if you want to check them out. 

If you have any question just leave me a comment. 

All the best, Michael

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How to set a gemstone in V prongs

How to set gemstones in prongs

This video is about how to set an amethyst in V prongs. This is a great way to set gemstones in pendants, rings and earrings. Prong setting V prongs can be challenging but if you focus on just one part of the mounting at a time it can be a little less challenging. In this video I quickly walk through how to set this stone in three V prongs. It does take a bit of patience. So take your time and make sure you have a nice well fitting seat for the stone.

All the best, Michael Seiler